Plants: Brya ebenus - Jamaica Rain Tree

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Brya ebenus - Jamaica Rain Tree

This is a tough, spiny tree with an erupting growth habit. New branches burst straight up as if ejected by a volcano, cascading onto the countryside below as they become longer and heavier. Mature height is 30 feet, but it's easy to keep under 15' with annual pruning. Flowers in times of high humidity, which means for a good part of the year here in South Florida. Yellow-orange flowers along the branches on and off all year - especially after a rain. Stunning! Makes an excellent landscape, patio or bonsai tree.


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